Definition of Japlish in English:

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Japlish

Pronunciation: /ˈjapliSH/

noun

informal
A blend of Japanese and English, either Japanese speech that makes liberal use of English expressions or unidiomatic English spoken by a Japanese person.
Example sentences
  • The article also notes the fascinating rise of hybrid languages such as Spanglish (Spanish / English) Englog (Tagalog / English), and Japlish (Japanese / English).
  • This seems to be particularly the case in Japlish, where the ludicrously overblown and frankly grammatically terrible English slogans can make sense if translated back into Japanese.
  • One of the great homes of Japlish are slogan T-shirts.
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